Igor Schein on Thu, 1 May 2003 12:58:24 -0400

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Re: 64bit bug

On Thu, May 01, 2003 at 02:09:26AM +0200, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> On Tue, 29 Apr 2003, Karim BELABAS wrote:
> > On Mon, 28 Apr 2003, Igor Schein wrote:
> >> the following commands gets stuck in an infinite loop:
> >>
> >> factorpadic(x^3-1,3,10,1);
> (Trivial) Fix: ensure the return value of ZY_ZXY_ResBound is non-negative.
> [ which is inexpensive and makes the routine more robust in any case: good
> thing ]
> Committed to CVS. Does it work now ???

Yes, it apprears to have been fixed.

>     Karim.
> P.S: There are many other things that could be corrected, but factorpadic(,1)
> is obsolete, and I don't want to maintain it. Especially since it can't work

Maybe the manual should mention the status of each algorithm,
i.e. maintaince mode only, obsolete etc.